Overture Magazine - 2015-2016 Season March-April 2016 - Page 7

{I n H om e com i ng} Temirkanov pays a call Sash The BSO’s beloved Music Director Emeritus Yuri Temirkanov—who served as music director from 2000 –2006 —makes his anticipated return on March 17–19. Among the world’s preeminent interpreters of works from the Russian repertoire, Maestro Temirkanov will lead Rachmaninoff’s passionate Third Piano Concerto, featuring Denis Matsuev, and Tchaikovsky’s Fourth Symphony, which culminates in a glorious, exultant finale. a G u s ov {I n K i dst u f f} Peter and Puppetry {I n S e a son} 2016 –2017 Season: Centennial Spectacular! For generations, the BSO has introduced children to the thrill of live, orchestral performances. One of the perennial children’s concert favorites is Prokofiev’s winsome Peter and the Wolf. This March and April, the BSO led by Nicholas Hersh brings this gem to life with help from the lively antics of the Bob Brown Puppets. Also on the program is Aaron Copland’s I Bought Me A Cat, sung by Robert Cantrell. This delightful Rheda Becker concert is narrated by Rheda Becker, who marks her 42nd year as narrator for the BSO on March 12 at 11a.m. and 1p.m. at Strathmore, and the Meyerhoff on April 2 at 11a.m. “We absolutely knew that Peter and the Wolf had to be part of the Centennial season!”